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Reduction in state income tax will cut funding in Mahoning County

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - While asking support for a sales tax renewal, Mahoning County Commissioners say a reduction in the state income tax will actually cut more funding to the county.

The county's management and budget director says the income tax supports the local government fund, and the reduction will mean the loss of another $100,000 on top of a previous 50-percent cut.

Commissioners say the cuts in state funding are why passage of the sales tax renewal, is so vital to the county.

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